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Event Planning

Intro to Hospitality

Alexandra Lewis

on 2 May 2013

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Event Planning Alex Lewis
Jessica Catanzaro
Michelle Ward
Lily Garcia
Margaritte Pizzo Fiesta of Five Flags Mission: To celebrate our heritage,
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our community.
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Nancy's Haute Affairs The professional staff offers impeccable
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Pensacola, Fl 32503 with years of experience.
(850)-434-0122 Organizational - Sales and Marketing
Creativity - Interpersonal
Management - Time Management
Desktop Publishing - Dependability Educational Requirements A bachelor's degree in hospitality management or a bachelor's degree in public relations will help students who are seeking a career in event planning.

These types of programs can last anywhere between 2-4 years. After completing one of these programs students can choose to further their education by enrolling in an accredited training program. Description Event Planning Could Be YOUR Career Skills Needed Event planning is the process of planning a festival, ceremony, competition, party, concert or convention. It can also be defined as the systematic management of events and gatherings. Sources http://www.jobdiagnosis.com/myblog/event-planning-career.htm
http://www.ehow.com/info_7764481_skills-needed-become-event-planner.html Related Tasks Conduct research
Create an event design
Find a site
Arrange for food, decor, and entertainment
Plan transportation to and from event
Send invitations to attendees
Arrange any necessary accommodations for attendees
Coordinate the activities of event personnel
Hire employees to work the event
Supervise at the site
Conduct evaluations of the event Responsibilities Marketing
Audiovisual equipment arrangement
Security detail Types of Events to Plan Trade shows/exhibitions
Political Events
Product launches
Grand opening ceremonies
Fairs and Festivals
Family celebrations/parties
Business and holiday events
Seminars and Conventions
Charity fundraising Background It was not until the last two decades that event planning had grown enormously. Because of increased demand for special events, the industry had become much more sophisticated.

"Twenty years ago, a party was a tablecloth and centerpiece." (Daly, John) Publications & Associations Trade Shows News Network

International Special Events Society
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